Archive For November, 2012

2013 AIMS Safety Seminar: cost and expense

By | November 30, 2012

The 2013 AIMS Safety Seminar is just around the corner. On-site registration takes place on January 13 and it will be here before you know it. With 40 new classes for 2013 and 320 instructional hours available, the AIMS Safety Seminar continues to lead the amusement industry in education and certification. The cost to attend […]

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Lake Compounce Holiday Lights debuts November 30th

By | November 30, 2012

Bristol/Southington, Conn. — Lake Compounce is proud to announce their first annual “Lake Compounce Holiday Lights”, a brand new family event taking place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings beginning on November 30th. The park gates will open at 5:00 P.M. on Fridays, and at 4:00 P.M. on Saturdays and Sundays. The event goes until […]

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Sylvia Allen Pendelton has died at age 74

By | November 29, 2012

Sylvia Allen Pendleton, passed away peacefully at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Concord, N.H. on November 27, 2012 with her loving family at her bedside. Sylvia had battled bi-polar disorder, heart and lung disease with great courage for the last 38 years of her life and is now at peace. Sylvia was the wife of […]

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Fremont Street Experience reveals plans for SlotZilla, a new attraction to change downtown Las Vegas

By | November 27, 2012

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Fremont Street Experience plans to build a new permanent zipline attraction, SlotZilla. The $11 million attraction will forever alter the downtown Las Vegas skyline with an 11-story slot-machine-themed takeoff platform located near the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont Street. Construction on SlotZilla is expected to begin immediately after New […]

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Herschend parks to feature Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in 2013

By | November 27, 2012

Beloved Christmas Cast of Characters to Roll-Out in Theme Parks and Aquariums in 2013 NORCROSS, Ga. – Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE) has procured a licensing agreement which provides the theme park company with rights to develop and showcase new entertainment attractions based on the beloved and iconic Christmas character, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his […]

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Guests Invited to Celebrate the holidays at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s “Holidays in Space”

By | November 26, 2012

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – Guests can celebrate the holiday sights and sounds as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex presents the second annual “Holidays in Space” November 23 through January 1. The Visitor Complex will be adorned with a stunning array of holiday decorations and feature daily visits and storytelling with Santa and Mrs. Claus, […]

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SeaWorld to transform former Knott’s Soak City into Aquatica

By | November 21, 2012

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, the Orlando-based owner of 10 U.S. theme parks, will transform the recently acquired Knott’s Soak City — San Diego. The waterpark will undergo extensive renovation over the fall and winter and re-open next spring as SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s third Aquatica-branded park. Both SeaWorld Orlando and SeaWorld […]

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Cedar Fair sells San Diego waterpark to SeaWorld

By | November 20, 2012

SANDUSKY, OHIO – Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, has announced that it has sold Knott’s Soak City – San Diego, a stand alone water park in Southern California, to a subsidiary of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed and are […]

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Schlitterbahn Beach to connect indoor and outdoor parks with underground Transportainment system

By | November 20, 2012

Exciting underground water transportation system will use themed subterranean tunnel to tie new resort and outdoor waterpark. SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — The newly-opened Schlitterbahn Beach Resort and Indoor Waterpark and the neighboring outdoor Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark on South Padre Island will be joined together next summer by a themed water transportation system unlike anything […]

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World’s tallest water coaster coming to Schlitterbahn Kansas City

By | November 20, 2012

New four-person Master Blaster water-coaster uphill waterslide will change the face of thrill ride history KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark has announced the world’s tallest, fastest and most extreme waterslide ever built — opening in summer 2013. The new four-person raft Meg-a-Blaster speed-slide combines the best elements of Schlitterbahn’s patented Master Blaster […]

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